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Kent Thiry

by Jasmine Batchelor

April 24, 2019

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
DaVita Inc.

Kent Thiry is chairman and CEO of DaVita, a Fortune 500® company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patients internationally. As a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, DaVita Kidney Care delivers dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease.

DaVita has been the subject of case studies written by both Harvard and Stanford, and taught in many other schools and programs. Kent is regularly invited to speak on leadership and culture at top schools and companies.

Prior to joining DaVita, Kent served in several senior executive roles, including chairman and CEO of Vivra Specialty Partners, a specialty health care company; president and then CEO of Vivra, a NYSE health care service company; and partner at Bain & Company.